The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Derbyshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 50 68 56
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -12
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 3 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derbyshire 0.73% 0.52% 0.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.53% 4.35% 3.13%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 2
Average salary £40,750 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.50% -9.09%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -
MPLS
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Derbyshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Derbyshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
85 69 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derbyshire 20.78% 11.98% 16.08%
Number of salaries quoted 62 53 62
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £23,850 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MPLS across the Derbyshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

MPLS
Salary Trend in Derbyshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MPLS across the Derbyshire region.

MPLS Salary Trend in Derbyshire

MPLS
Salary Histogram in Derbyshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MPLS across the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

MPLS Salary Histogram in Derbyshire

MPLS
Job Locations in Derbyshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MPLS within the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chesterfield +23 1 £31,500 -37.00% 1
Derby +10 1 - -
MPLS
East Midlands

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Derbyshire region citing MPLS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MPLS.

1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) LAN
2 2 (40.00%) WAN
2 2 (40.00%) CCNA
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (40.00%) OSPF
2 2 (40.00%) BGP
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) DSL
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (20.00%) VCP4
3 1 (20.00%) Lync
3 1 (20.00%) F5
3 1 (20.00%) ArcSight
3 1 (20.00%) SIEM
3 1 (20.00%) FWSM
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (20.00%) OpenFlow
3 1 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (20.00%) Line Management
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) CCDA
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Derbyshire region citing MPLS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MPLS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) LAN
1 2 (40.00%) WAN
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (40.00%) OSPF
1 2 (40.00%) BGP
2 1 (20.00%) DSL
2 1 (20.00%) FWSM
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (20.00%) OpenFlow
2 1 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (20.00%) VPN
2 1 (20.00%) IPv6
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) Wireless
2 1 (20.00%) IPsec
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Network Support
2 2 (40.00%) Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Network Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Network Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Pre Sales Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Sales Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) SIEM
2 1 (20.00%) Line Management
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CCNA
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (20.00%) VCP4
2 1 (20.00%) CCDA
2 1 (20.00%) CCIE
2 1 (20.00%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
1 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (20.00%) F5
3 1 (20.00%) ArcSight
3 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) TippingPoint